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The Most Stressed Out States

In an attempt to measure the stress levels in each of the 50 states, Zippa chose a set of six criteria that reflect how stressed people are: Long commute times Unemployment Hours worked Population density Home price to income ratio Percent uninsured population The higher any of these was, the more...
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The Quest For A Killer Selfie Could Cost You Your Life

Since 2011, more than 250 people have died attempting to take a selfie. That's according to a study published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care . Using data from news reports worldwide, the study found the average age of those killed in these vain attempts is 23, and more than 70...
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The Two Happiest Years Of Your Life

A team of researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science interviewed 23,000 adults between the ages of 17 & 85, and asked them about how satisfied they were with their lives and to predict how happy they envisioned being in five years. They then interviewd those same people...
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Don't Forget Your Kids!

It seems like you shouldn't have to remind people not to leave their children in a hot car, but apparently you do. It's summer and it's really hot! Last year alone, 23 children died when they were accidentally left in hot vehicles. Kids under one year old are the most vulnerable (32% of the deaths...
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Get Rid Of Crutch Words Easily

Harvard Business Review analyzed over 4,000 speeches to see how much speakers are leaning on crutch words: Like. ummm. you know? right? Ah. So how are those words affecting the way their audiences perceive them? When boiled down, it affects credibility of the speaker, plus the study found the...
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Heat Waves Are More Dangerous Up North

It's not the heat, nor the humidity. It's the inability to cool off that's so dangerous! So far this summer, 70 people in Canada have died from heat-related causes. The most vulnerable are the elderly, and those with pre-existing health conditions. And while there have been a number of record warm...
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Say Goodbye To These Netflix Shows In August

Check out what's leaving Netflix in August.
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Netflix

Say Hello To These New Netflix Shows In August

Here's the complete list of movies and TV shows that will premiere on Netflix next month.
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Do you suffer from "Venmo Anxiety?” It's a Real Thing!

Social media makes it easier than ever to find out when everyone is out having fun and you're not. That can become extra tough when you see your friends are out together, and they didn't invite you. Venmo, the digital wallet APP that let's make and share payments with friends, also will rat out...
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Your Partner Could Be Ruining Your Diet

Not able to commit to that diet? It may be your partner’s fault, according to a new study.
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